Tingzhen Chen <Tingzhen.Chen@jcu.edu.au> is a Senior Lecturer in tourism in James Cook University. She studied in Xi´an International Studies University in China and then completed a joint double degree with Honours in Tourism Management from James Cook University, Australia. She completed her doctorate at the same university. Her main research interests include tourism seasonality in Asia Pacific (particularly implications of institutional seasonality), tourist experience (focusing on Chinese outbound tourists), and cross-discipline research (e.g., marketing/economics implications of tourists’ organic food consumption). She has published several journal articles and conference papers in the above topics across tourism, economics, and marketing areas.

  • BU4073: Research Methods and Analysis (Level 4; CNS & TSV)
  • BX2091: Tourism and Leisure Management (Level 2; TSV)
  • BX2093: Sports Management (Level 2; TSV)
  • BX2195: Hospitality, Cultures and People (Level 2; TSV)
  • BX3095: Visitor and Crowd Behaviour Management (Level 3; TSV)
  • LB5203: Sustainable Enterprise (Level 5; TSV)
  • LB5205: People in Organisations (Level 5; TSV)
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Book Chapters
  • Chen T (2017) Making sense of seasons. In: The World Meets Asian Tourists. Bridging Tourism Theory and Practice, 7. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, UK, pp. 39-55
Conference Papers

ResearchOnline@JCU stores 18+ research outputs authored by Dr Tingzhen Chen from 2008 onwards.


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  • Assessing Multiple Communities' Reactions to Recycling Plastic in the Asia/Pacific Region and the impact it has on the Tourism Industry (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Developing tea and coffee tourism in Indonesia (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Identifying the types of Tourists are Vulnerable to Tourism Scam (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • No Signal Here: Self-Development and Optimal Experience from Digital-Free Tourism (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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